Teva-Lactulose

DIN

02331551

Uses

Teva-Lactulose is a laxative used for the relief of constipation.

Teva Lactulose 20 x 15mL

Product Details

Pack Size

Sachet 20 x 15 mL

Dosage/Directions for Use

Directions: Teva-Lactulose is usually taken once a day at the same time each day.

Usual dose: 10 to 20 g (15 to 30 mL) per day (15 mL is equivalent to 1 tablespoon); Dosage may be increased up to a maximum of 40 g (60 mL) per day.

Maintenance dose: 15 mL daily (1 sachet).


Storage

Store between 15oC and 30°C.

Protect from freezing.

KEEP OUT OF THE REACH AND SIGHT OF CHILDREN.


Ingredients

Each mL of this oral solution contains: 667 mg of lactulose.

Non-medicinal ingredients: Epilactose, fructose, galactose, lactose, tagatose and water (with or without fruit or plum flavours).


Precautions

Diabetics should use only on the advice of a physician.

Do not use in the presence of abdominal pain, nausea, fever or vomiting.

Overuse or extended use may cause dependence for bowel function. Do not take any type of laxative for more than 1 week unless under the advice of a physician.

A laxative should not be taken within 2 hours of another medicine because the desired effect of the other medicine may be reduced.

Should not be used except on the advice of a physician by women who are pregnant or who may become pregnant, or patients requiring a low galactose diet.

Before taking this product, please tell your healthcare provider if you have any allergies to milk components, and/or any ingredient(s) listed in the product.

In case of accidental overdose, contact a healthcare practitioner, hospital emergency department or regional Poison Control Centre immediately even if there are no symptoms.


Information

All information about raw materials and / or allergen information for Teva Canada’s products is obtained from our suppliers and/or third party affiliates and is based on their records.

Please be advised that the Medical Information department is not always notified of change in third party affiliates and / or change in suppliers of the excipients that may occur over time, and all information provided herein is based on our last current records.

"Latex" – refers to NATURAL RUBBER LATEX. We cannot guarantee that there is no latex in the outer packaging or that the medication or packaging haven’t come into contact with latex at any point during the manufacturing process, however this is very unlikely due to the strict GMP procedures that are in place in all of our manufacturing facilities. Employees in the manufacturing and / or packaging facilities may be wearing latex gloves